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Saad Steps Out

            Saad fixes televisions.  His 12-year-old hands know how to use a screwdriver.  In the kitchen, he pours himself apple juice.                 A gun battle erupts on the screen when he turns it on, but there are noises in the hallway too.             “Filot!  Filot!” screams Saad’s father, running outside.  Voices rise, and doors slam.  Saad cannot go beyond the apartment, for there […]

CBC Short Story Prize

Hi all.  Made the short-list for CBC’s short story prize – grand prize winner to be announced later in March.  You can read the story, see a photo!, and read a short interview here: http://www.cbc.ca/books/canadawrites/2014/03/2014-cbc-short-story-prize-the-finalists.html I think there’s a voting mechanism, so if you like the story and are of a mind… I’d highly appreciate […]

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